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Colin George Harrison, Dieter Jaepel: Wide-area wireless lan access. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald L Drumheller, Jack M Arnold, August 18, 1998: US05796727 (451 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided which permits mobile computers equipped with modems for cellular telephone systems to obtain various classes of data communication services, as well as voice service, including taking part in local-area networks. The LAN's may be composed of conventional LANS in es ...


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Jack Lawrence Kouloheris, Manoj Kumar: Disk access method for delivering multimedia and video information on demand over wide area networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, Ronald L Drumheller, June 22, 1999: US05915094 (343 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for delivering multimedia video data from a server (host processor) to a plurality of clients connected to a communications network. More specifically, with this invention, preprocessed video and multimedia data packets are striped across disks in units of fixed playback time, ...


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Michael John Brady, Thomas Cofino, Harley Kent Heinrich, Glen Walden Johnson, Paul Andrew Moskowitz, George Frederick Walker: Radio frequency identification tag. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello, Ronald L Drumheller, October 28, 1997: US05682143 (313 worldwide citation)

A radiofrequency identification tag has a semiconductor chip with radio frequency circuit, logic, memory circuits, and further includes an antenna that is mounted on a substrate. The antenna may be used by the chip to modulate an incident RF signal to transfer information to a base station. The ante ...


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Katashi Nagao, Hiroshi Nomiyama: Natural language analyzing apparatus and method, and construction of a knowledge base for natural language analysis. International Business Machines Corporation, James E Murray, Ronald L Drumheller, June 13, 1995: US05424947 (274 worldwide citation)

A system for resolving structural ambiguities in syntactic analysis of natural language, which ambiguities are caused by prepositional phrase attachment, relative clause attachment, and other modifier-modifiee relationships in sentences. The system uses instances of dependency (modification relation ...


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Donald F Ferguson, Leonidas Georgiadis, Christos N Nikolaou: Workload manager for achieving transaction class response time goals in a multiprocessing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald L Drumheller, April 2, 1996: US05504894 (218 worldwide citation)

In a multiple processor transaction processing system, a class response time goal for each class of transactions is enforced by a workload manager, which computes a current average class response time for each transaction class and derives a current class performance index for each of these classes ...


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Daniel M Dias, Ambuj Goyal, Francis N Parr: Intelligent page store for concurrent and consistent access to a database by a transaction processor and a query processor. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald L Drumheller, Richard M Ludwin, May 31, 1994: US05317731 (195 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, embodied in an Intelligent Page Store, for providing concurrent and consistent access to a functionally separate transaction entity and a query entity to a shared database, while maintaining a single physical copy of most of the data. The Intelligent Page Store contains shared disk sto ...


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Chatschik Bisdikian, Yurdaer Nezihi Doganata, Asser Nasreldin Tantawi: Automated matching, scheduling, and notification system. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, Ronald L Drumheller, October 26, 1999: US05974406 (190 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing customized notification in response to a search query. Moreover, with this invention, a query is received from a user via a user interface. The user also selected a time and means of notification, such as for example, by fax at a specified time. The system will a ...


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Gerd Binnig, Heinrich Rohrer: Scanning tunneling microscope. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald L Drumheller, August 10, 1982: US04343993 (186 worldwide citation)

The vacuum tunnel effect is utilized to form a scanning tunneling microscope. In an ultra-high vacuum at cryogenic temperature, a fine tip is raster scanned across the surface of a conducting sample at a distance of a few Angstroms. The vertical separation between the tip and sample surface is autom ...


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Michael Goldowsky: Blood pump actuator. International Business Machines Corporation, David Aker, Ronald L Drumheller, November 1, 1994: US05360445 (167 worldwide citation)

An implantable blood pump actuator uses an efficient direct drive voice coil linear motor to power an hydraulic piston. The motor is immersed in oil and has but one moving part, a magnet which is attached to the piston. The piston is supported using a linear double acting hydrodynamic oil bearing th ...


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Harley Kent Heinrich, Peter George Capek, Thomas Anthony Cofino, Daniel J Friedman, Kevin Patrick McAuliffe, Paul Jorge Sousa, Brian John Hugh Walsh: Radio frequency identification transponder with electronic circuit enabling/disabling capability. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello, Ronald L Drumheller, February 23, 1999: US05874902 (154 worldwide citation)

An RF tag has an enable/disable circuit connected to a critical part of an electronic object/circuit, e.g. a computer mother board. The critical part of the circuit is any circuit component and/or connection that can enable and/or disable the electric circuit operation. Signals are sent to the tag t ...